On This Day

What Happened on July 19, 1873

Famous Birthdays

  • Louis Zimmermann, Dutch violinist and 1st concert master of Concert building, born in Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1954)

Famous Deaths

  • Samuel Wilberforce, English bishop and one of the greatest public speakers of his day (remembered for his opposition to Darwin's theory of evolution), dies at 67
1873 Highlights

About July 19, 1873

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 147 years and 3 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer